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PM summons IG Sindh Kaleem Imam due to persisting controversy

PM summons IG Sindh

PM summons IG Sindh Kaleem Imam due to persisting controversy on his posting in the province.

Tuesday also witnessed war of words between Sindh government and Inspector General Police.

Hence, Prime Minister summoned IG Dr Kaleem Imam and latter left for Islamabad.

PM summons IG Sindh

PM summoned IG due to growing tensions between IG Sindh and Sindh government.

IG Sindh will meet Prime Minister on Wednesday.

He will apprise bout his reservations.

However, the federal cabinet members also raised the issue of IG Sindh police.

Federal cabinet members belonging to PTI and GDA expressed concerns over the issue of Kaleem Imam’s transfer.

Earlier, federal cabinet had handed over the matter to Governor Sindh Imran Ismail and Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah.

Sources said that the government members from Sindh also expressed concerns over IG Sindh issue.

Because of intra-coalition pressure, cabinet decided to further consult Sindh governor and CM for finalising the IGP appointment.

While reacting to certain speculations, Kaleem Imam denied his transfer. He spoke of a conspiracy against him. 

“This ceremony is being considered as my farewell ceremony […] It seems like Sindh police are trying to save its budget,” he added.

However, Sindh minister Saeed Ghani and CM’s adviser Murtaza Wahab also reiterated their opposition to his retaining as IG Sindh.

GTV

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